Vinexpo New York cancels 2021 show

Trade show Vinexpo New York has cancelled its 2021 fair due to the “ongoing risks” of the coronavirus pandemic. The trade show’s organisers Diversified Communications and Vinexposium announced yesterday (27 October) the cancellation of the show, which was due to be held on 3-4 February 2021 at Jacob K Javits Center. The organisers made the decision due to the “ongoing risks of Covid-19 and the uncertainty surrounding the lifting of travel restrictions and bans on…

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Bar Convent Brooklyn heads online

Trade show Bar Convent Brooklyn (BCB) has followed in the footsteps of its flagship Berlin fair by moving to an online format this year. The US event had already been rescheduled this year after it was originally due to take place in June, but has been pushed back to 11 and 12 August due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Brooklyn event, like the Bar Convent Berlin show in October, will now be held digitally. The…

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Bar Convent Berlin heads online for 2020 event

On-trade show Bar Convent Berlin (BCB) will host its 2020 event this autumn in a digital format due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organised by Reed Exhibitions, the event will not take place as originally planned at exhibition centre Messe Berlin on 12 to 14 October. The decision was made following a new law passed by the Berlin Senate on 21 April 2020 banning all large events due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure forbids all…

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Fèis Ìle and Campbeltown Malts Festival cancelled

Islay’s Fèis Ìle 2020 and the Campbeltown Malts Festival have become the latest whisky events to cancel following government guidelines put in place to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Fèis Ìle 2020 was due to take place on the Scottish island of Islay from 22-30 May. The event’s organisers were forced to cancel this year’s event and the next festival will now be the 2021 instalment, which will take place from 28 May to 5…

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ProWein cancels 2020 Düsseldorf show

Wine and spirits trade fair ProWein has cancelled its 2020 show due to the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak. ProWein had been scheduled to take place from 15-17 March in Düsseldorf, Germany. However, show organiser Messe Düsseldorf announced last week (29 February) that the 2020 show would not go ahead as planned, and would look for an alternative date. Today (5 March), Messe Düsseldorf said it had taken the decision to cancel the 2020 show and hold…

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